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Podcast Radio

The first day of the week is over. And while theres still a long way to go, each day gets us a little closer. Step by step, we climb the mountain. But when youre not listening to that, you can listen to some gaming podcasts. This week on the dial weve got: Game Classy Episode 169: Wrath of Gen Con 2018; Man Battlestations Podcast Episode 33; Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 166: the best 4 days in gaming!; Drive Thru FM Episode 17: Gen Con 2018 Report; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 128: GenCo...


WizKids Announces Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises

Capitalism. The movement of goods and money. Buy low, sell high. In Star Trek, the Ferengi are the embodiment of wanting it all and wanting it now, the ultimate wheelers and dealers, an entire race of used car salesmen. And thats what you get to be in Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises, coming soon from WizKids. From the website: From the mind of Christophe Boelinger, a veteran game designer, comes a new version of his Fantasy Business design – Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises! On the Deep ...


Infinity Terrain Giveaway Happening Now

Who doesnt love getting free stuff Nobody, thats who. Especially when the free stuff is some cool terrain for your tabletops. Its been a while since weve seen one of these, but Corvus Belli is once again having themselves a giveaway. This time around, its for some Micro Arts Studio terrain. Youve got just a couple days to get your name in the hat. From the announcement (note: all references to this post refer to Corvus Bellis post, and not the TGN one. You wont be entered by replying here) : W...


Games Workshop Looking Into Movie/TV Franchises For Their IPs

Some of you may have seen The Toys that Made Us. Its a series on Netflix all about various toy lines and where they came from. Most of them were a toy line that then had cartoons made from them in order to, well, sell more toys. Well, Games Workshop is looking to do that. Maybe not necessarily a Saturday morning cartoon, but along with the video and board games that theyve got, theyre now looking into tv and movies. About the announcement: Games Workshop has now officially announced to have fo...


Fantasy Flight Games Announces Discover: Lands Unknown

Fantasy Flight Games caused a lot of conversation with their KeyForge game, where each and every single deck would be 100% unique from every other one. But that was a simple card game. Discover: Lands Unknown is a 100% unique board game. Each box will have different components, from different meeples, to monsters, to mats. No two games will be entirely alike. From the website: Discover: Lands Unknown is a new adventure for Fantasy Flight Games, joining KeyForge as one of our first Unique ...


WizKids Announces A’Writhe

You know, theres that old game Twister out there, where you have to put your hands and feet on various spots on a mat. And while weve seen variants of a ton of old games like that, you never really see new versions of Twister. Though, thats about to change. WizKids has announced AWrithe. From the announcement: Players gather in teams of two: one is the cultist and the other a Great Old One. The cultist is assisting the Great Old One and attempting to summon them to our plane. To do this, the ...


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Podcast Radio

The first day of the week is over. And while theres still a long way to go, each day gets us a little closer. Step by step, we climb the mountain. But when youre not listening to that, you can listen to some gaming podcasts. This week on the dial weve got: Game Classy Episode 169: Wrath of Gen Con 2018; Man Battlestations Podcast Episode 33; Epic Gaming Night Podcast Episode 166: the best 4 days in gaming!; Drive Thru FM Episode 17: Gen Con 2018 Report; Blue Peg, Pink Peg Episode 128: GenCo...


WizKids Announces Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises

Capitalism. The movement of goods and money. Buy low, sell high. In Star Trek, the Ferengi are the embodiment of wanting it all and wanting it now, the ultimate wheelers and dealers, an entire race of used car salesmen. And thats what you get to be in Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises, coming soon from WizKids. From the website: From the mind of Christophe Boelinger, a veteran game designer, comes a new version of his Fantasy Business design – Star Trek: Galactic Enterprises! On the Deep ...


Infinity Terrain Giveaway Happening Now

Who doesnt love getting free stuff Nobody, thats who. Especially when the free stuff is some cool terrain for your tabletops. Its been a while since weve seen one of these, but Corvus Belli is once again having themselves a giveaway. This time around, its for some Micro Arts Studio terrain. Youve got just a couple days to get your name in the hat. From the announcement (note: all references to this post refer to Corvus Bellis post, and not the TGN one. You wont be entered by replying here) : W...


Games Workshop Looking Into Movie/TV Franchises For Their IPs

Some of you may have seen The Toys that Made Us. Its a series on Netflix all about various toy lines and where they came from. Most of them were a toy line that then had cartoons made from them in order to, well, sell more toys. Well, Games Workshop is looking to do that. Maybe not necessarily a Saturday morning cartoon, but along with the video and board games that theyve got, theyre now looking into tv and movies. About the announcement: Games Workshop has now officially announced to have fo...


Fantasy Flight Games Announces Discover: Lands Unknown

Fantasy Flight Games caused a lot of conversation with their KeyForge game, where each and every single deck would be 100% unique from every other one. But that was a simple card game. Discover: Lands Unknown is a 100% unique board game. Each box will have different components, from different meeples, to monsters, to mats. No two games will be entirely alike. From the website: Discover: Lands Unknown is a new adventure for Fantasy Flight Games, joining KeyForge as one of our first Unique ...


WizKids Announces A’Writhe

You know, theres that old game Twister out there, where you have to put your hands and feet on various spots on a mat. And while weve seen variants of a ton of old games like that, you never really see new versions of Twister. Though, thats about to change. WizKids has announced AWrithe. From the announcement: Players gather in teams of two: one is the cultist and the other a Great Old One. The cultist is assisting the Great Old One and attempting to summon them to our plane. To do this, the ...


Elliott's Chess School #1-4 (on DVD) - DV404 - Chess sku

- DV404 by ChessHouse.com

Item description: This Chess Board Games product is by ChessHouse.com - A chess player needs a solid foundation in order to quickly advance through the ranks of chess playing. This video series is designed to lay this solid foundation, building the basics of playing a great chess. The material taught in this series has been developed and taught by National Master Elliott Neff for over 17 years, producing multiple state and national individual and team chess champions. Ideal for both kids and adults, you will enjoy the clear, accurate, presentation. Most viewers watch each DVD at least several times. Elliott is easy to understand and experienced, and the material is efficiently presented and packed with tips and valuable concepts. DVD 1 (PAWN) Topics Intro to Chess (board, names of pieces, values) Pawns Rooks Bishops The Queen The King Knight Castling Pawn shields and when to break it DevelopmentFeatures: Bonus booklet with practice positions for every topic helps the learner practice and master the material presented. Introduction of each piece Understanding of the values of each pieces Best strategy for each piece "Pawn Shield" strategy (how to BLOCK your opponent's army) Learning about the most important squares to control How to start a chess game with the BEST strategy DVD 2 (KNIGHT) Topics Targets The Magic Square The Center Active Moves I Opening order Scholar's Mate Major Mates Tactics Intro - when to trade and capture Pins/Skewers Discovered Checks/Attacks Forks/Double Attacks Remove the Defender Interference Deflection/Attraction Back-Rank Mate X-Ray defence/attack Battery Checkmate Patterns - 1 move Finding the BEST moves King and Queen Mate King and Pawn endgames I Algebraic Notation I en passant rules Using Rooks Convert the Advantage I Win a Game!Features Master the Magic Square strategy for checkmating your opponents every time! Discoverthe 'secret' of the 4-move 'Scholar's Mate' checkmate and learn how toturn the tables on your opponent every time they try it! Opening order Pigs on the 7th! (using rooks) Discovered Checks and Attacks Opening Order (best opening strategy) 'En Passant' (the special pawn move that will amaze your opponents And many more! DVD 3 (BISHOP) Topics: Planning Level I King and Rook Mate Active Moves II Using Rooks II Pins/Skewers II Discovered Checks/Attacks II Forks/Double Attacks II Remove the Defender II Interference Back-Rank Mate II X-Ray defence/attack II Battery II Checkmate Patterns - 2 moves Stalemate King and Pawn endgames II Smothered Mate Algebraic Notation II Know you... Learn More

Manufacturer: ChessHouse.com

Category: Board Games

$110.00

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